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XF 1.5 How to display search results as threads not posts ?

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by vlom31, Sep 6, 2016.

  1. vlom31

    vlom31 Member


    Right now when I make a search it gives me a list of posts, so it's often multiple lines referring to differents posts within a same thread...

    How do I change that behaviour to displaying a list of threads instead ?

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  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

  3. vlom31

    vlom31 Member

    My initial post wasn't clear enugh, I know about the manual option.

    I want to make it the default behaviour for all my members

  4. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    You should be able to edit the template and add checked="checked" for that input.
  5. vlom31

    vlom31 Member

    Only works when using full search form, which is 10% of the times, most of time people will use the search bar which doesn't have that checkbox :(

    Tried adding the checkbox line to the search bar form, not working..

  6. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    It's not possible unless you're searching threads/posts specifically (rather than everywhere). You might be able to force that with some manual changes to the quick search, though it's not something I've looked into.
  7. farang

    farang Well-Known Member

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    vlom31 Member

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